ART & DESIGN

Agnes Gund


Photographer: Roe Ethridge

Overflowing with contemporary masterpieces, philanthropist and art-world icon Agnes Gund’s newly redesigned Park Avenue abode gives new meaning to the term “art house.”

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Photographer: Roe Ethridge

Agnes Gund in her living room, with her Wheaten Terriers, Giotto and Tina.

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Photographer: Roe Ethridge

Roy Lichtenstein’s Masterpiece, 1962, above an antique English mahogony table and chairs in Gund’s dining room. The rug is on loan.

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Photographer: Roe Ethridge

In the living room, Jasper Johns’s Map, 1963, above a banquette designed by decorator Kristen McGinnis. To the left, an assortment of 11th-century Shang bronze vessels and, in the dining room, Sigmar Polke’s Der Arm, 1994. Eyre de Lanux horsehair-upholstered chairs flank a Jean-Charles Moreux oak coffee table, and, in the foreground, a Pierre Chareau walnut table is surrounded by a pair of Jean-Michel Frank cerused-oak chairs.

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Photographer: Roe Ethridge

Brice Marden’s Epitaph Painting 2, 1996–97, in the dining room.

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Photographer: Roe Ethridge

Louise Bourgeois’s Pillar, 1949–50, stands in the foreground; to the left is Mark Rothko’s Two Greens With Red Stripe, 1964, with Christo’s sculpture Nine Packed Bottles, 1965, below it. Sol LeWitt’s 21 A, 1989, hangs from the dining room ceiling.

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Photographer: Roe Ethridge

Robert Rauschenberg’s Rhyme, 1956, with a Ming console in the dining room; to the right is an African Djenné sculpture.

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Photographer: Roe Ethridge

Cai Guo-Qiang’s gunpowder drawing Wolf and Lion, 2005, in the entrance gallery, next to figures from Nigeria and Mali.

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Photographer: Roe Ethridge

In Gund’s bedroom, Gerhard Richter’s Horst With Dog, 1965, above a Ming table.